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Hundreds of thousands of online orders across tens of thousands of albums (and singles). Thousands of over the counter sales. Countless great records. We're blessed to be around new music and around you lot. Here's the twenty-three that defined '23.


Blink-182 - One More Time
Bombay Bicycle Club
- My Big Day
boygenius - the record

CASISDEAD
- Famous Last Words
Circa Waves
- Never Going Under
Yussef Dayes
- Black Classical Music
Olivia Dean
- Messy
Enter Shikari
- A Kiss For The Whole World
FIZZ
- The Secret To Life
Gabriels
- Angels And Queens
The Hives
- The Death Of Randy Fitzsimmons
Hot Mulligan
- Why Would I Watch
JUNGLE
- Volcano
Jalen Ngonda
- Come Around And Love Me
Nothing But Thieves
- Dead Club City
Paramore
- This Is Why
Maisie Peters
- The Good Witch
Olivia Rodrigo
- Guts
Sampha
- LAHAI
Spanish Love Songs
- No Joy
Spector
- Here Come The Early Nights
Trophy Eyes
- Suicide And Sunshine
Young Fathers
- Heavy Heavy

 

And last but not least, here are our picks of the year from some of our staff:

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